Dr. Peter Krumins, MD

Dr. Peter Krumins, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
58 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Peter Krumins, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Tacoma, WA and has been practicing for 23 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

Puget Sound Orthopaedics

1724 W Union Ave Ste 100

Tacoma, WA 98405
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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Foot Conditions
very high
more than 96% of peers
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
very high
more than 93% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
more than 87% of peers

Dr. Krumins's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Krumins' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Krumins "I enjoy solving complex surgical problems to help individuals regain function and return to the activities they love."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Krumins "Peter E. Krumins, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with extensive experience in foot and ankle reconstruction, joint replacement and sports medicine. He enjoys using his hands and his mind to help individuals regain function and return to the activities they love. Dr. Krumins completed a fellowship in sports medicine, served as a foot and ankle visiting scholar at Harborview Medical Center and is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery. His extensive training and experience allows him to successfully treat difficult problems, including restoration of function following a failed surgical intervention. Dr. Krumins enjoys participating in sports and activities with his three children. He is an avid snow skiier, both cross- and back-country. He also rides road bicycles and races mountain bikes and cyclocross (Category 2)."


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3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

62  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sever's Disease
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia Fracture


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38  Procedures

  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • ACL Surgery
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Bone Grafting
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Yale University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • University of Washington
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Harborview Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University of Chicago
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Krumins has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Latvian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Krumins' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Krumins to family and friends
18 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

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Dr. Krumins' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I have had a lot of operations, especially joints - and Dr. Krumins is not only one of the best, but also the most competent and compassionate of all. He did replacement surgery on both my knees the same day and I was back to work (which involves a lot of(walking!) in three weeks. My first...more
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In 1998 Dr. Krumins preformed a total knee replacement on my right knee. Since that was done I've never needed to have a revision and it is still functioning as good as new! I should mention that I was a heavy smoker and I made a decision to stop and Dr Krumins set me up with a patch and...more
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He was instrumental in the saving of my leg. His expertise and kindness made a very scary time much, much better.
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Had foot surgery three years ago by Dr. Krumins. Pleasant Dr. but question his surgical skills because the treatment totally failed. I'm in the process of researching the best foot surgeon I can find in the Seattle/Tacoma area who can rectify my condition.
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Didn't feel like Dr. Krumins was really paying attention to me when I was in the exam room and felt like I was rushed each time I was there. This was my second surgery but my first with Dr. Krumins. I can definitely tell the difference between the two. I still have pain and problems with my foot...more
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